Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Michael Grosh
MSA SC 3520-14383
Soldier, Revolutionary War


Note on sources:
Though Michael Grosh states he enlisted in Baltimore, no record of a "Michael Grosh" appears in the 1776, 1778, or 1790 Censuses. Furthermore, no member of the Grosh family appears in Baltimore County probate records.

Primary Sources

Archives of Maryland, vol. 18.

Acts of 1784, Chapter 75, Archives of Maryland, vol. 203.

Deakins, Francis. Original Survey of Lots Westward of Fort Cumberland, 1787, Library of Congress, MSA SC 5339-4-9. Excerpt of Deakins Map showing lot 1528.

US Pension Rolls Series M805 Roll: 381 Image: 128 File: S37964.

LAND OFFICE (Certificates, Patented, AL)MSA S1188-19, #1417

Land Office (Military Lots Ledger) MSA S4-2 1788-1851

Land Office (Warrant Record) MSA S23, JB #4, p.504-505.

MD State Papers (Series D - Revolutionary Papers) MSA S997-16-2125 MdHR 19970-16-58

MD State Papers, (Series D Revolutionary Papers) MSA No.: S144-1 MdHR 19970-12-24

Commissioner of Army Account (Payment Account) 1784-1798 MdHR 1348. [Indexed as Pay Accounts No.1]

Secondary Sources

Clements, S. Eugene and F. Edward Wright. The Maryland Militia in the Revolutionary War. Silver Spring: Family Line Publications, 1987.

Kilty, William. The Land-Holder's Assistant and Land-Office Guide. Baltimore: G. Dobbin & Murphy, 1808. Also available online as Archives of Maryland, vol. 73.

Meyer, Mary K., ed. Westward of Fort Cumberland Military Lots Set Off for Maryland's Revolutionary Soldiers: With an Appended List of Revolutionary Soldiers Granted Pensions By the State of Maryland. Finksburg: Pipe Creek Publication, Inc., 1993.

Peden, Henry C., Jr. Revolutionary Patriots of Frederick County, Maryland 1775-1783. Westminster: Family Line Publications, 1995.

Steuart, Reiman. A History of the Maryland Line in the Revolutionary War. Towson: Metropolitan Press, 1969.

Useful Finding Aids

Maryland State Archives' Guide to Revolutionary War Research in Maryland

MARYLAND INDEX (Census, Index), 1776 and 1778. Index 46, MSA S1419

MARYLAND INDEX (Oaths of Fidelity, Index), 1778. Index 47, MSA S1420

MARYLAND INDEX (Pension Records, Revolutionary War, Index), 1778-1861. Index 48, MSA S1421

MARYLAND INDEX (Revolutionary War Papers, Index), 1775-1789. Index 49, MSA S1422

MARYLAND INDEX (Revolutionary War Records, Index), 1776-1798. Index 50, MSA S1423

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